Travel is the movement of people or objects (such as airplanes, boats, trains and other conveyances) between relatively distant geographical locations. The term "travel" originates from the Old French word travail. Travel writing is a genre that has, as its focus, accounts of real or imaginary places. The genre encompasses a number of styles that may range from the documentary to the evocative, from literary to journalistic, and from the humorous to the serious. Travel writing is often associated with tourism, and includes works of an ephemeral nature such as guide books and reviews, with the ...more

New Releases Tagged "Travel"

The Tenth Island: Finding Joy, Beauty, and Unexpected Love in the Azores
The Other Side of Lost
The State of Bourbon: Exploring the Spirit of Kentucky
A Terrible Country
The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast
A Bite-Sized History of France: Delicious, Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment
South Toward Home: Adventures and Misadventures in my Native Land
Don't Make Me Pull Over!: An Informal History of the Family Road Trip
I Was Told There'd Be Sexbots: Travels through the Future
  • Turning Left Around the World by David C.   Moore
    Turning Left Around the World
    Release date: Sep 24, 2018
    Win a signed and personalised copy of 'Turning Left Around the World'.

    For some people, retirement dreams consist of comfy slippers and gardening. Not
    View Details »

    Format: Print book

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 1 copy available, 555 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 08 - Oct 07, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Friends by Gary R. Hope
    Release date: Dec 11, 2017
    Friends by Gary Hope is a story of two old friends, Allen and Bill, who decide to take a road trip together. Join them on this side-splitting journey ...more
    View Details »

    Format: Print book

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 2 copies available, 456 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 14 - Sep 26, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • And the Japanese cleaned the stadium by Matthew   Rowe
    And the Japanese cleaned the stadium: A book about Japan
    Release date: Aug 01, 2018
    Enter for a chance to win a free copy of "And the Japanese cleaned the stadium", a Bill Bryson-esque journey through Japan by debut author Matthew Row ...more
    View Details »

    Format: Kindle book

    Giveaway ends in: a

    Availability: 100 copies available, 142 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 19 - Oct 16, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Swap (Nicole Graves Mysteries, #1)
    That Month in Tuscany
    The Tenth Island: Finding Joy, Beauty, and Unexpected Love in the Azores
    The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well
    My Oxford Year
    Love & Gelato
    One Indian Girl
    Sluta aldrig gå - Från gatan i Sao Paulo till Vindeln i Norrland
    Take Me with You
    The Little Paris Bookshop
    Allie and Bea
    Paris for One and Other Stories
    The French for Love
    The Rules Do Not Apply
    The Idiot
    Blood River by Tim ButcherChasing the Devil by Tim ButcherA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonIn a Sunburned Country by Bill BrysonTravels with Charley by John Steinbeck
    Have Passport Will Travel
    513 books — 598 voters
    The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Man Without Qualities by Robert MusilThe Arabian Nights by AnonymousDon Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes SaavedraTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
    Around the World in 100 Books
    945 books — 649 voters

    The Age of Insight by Eric R. KandelHiroshima by John HerseyHoly Blood, Holy Grail by Michael BaigentThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
    My Favourite Non Fiction Books
    894 books — 185 voters
    The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
    Life in a Foreign Country
    548 books — 329 voters

    The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann ShafferEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertChaperones by Megan KaraschThe Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa GregoryMy Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
    Beach Reads
    110 books — 146 voters

    A Walk in the Woods
    In a Sunburned Country
    Notes from a Small Island
    Eat, Pray, Love
    Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe
    Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
    I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years Away
    Into the Wild
    Travels with Charley: In Search of America
    Under the Tuscan Sun
    Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
    A Year in Provence
    On the Road
    The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain

    Sue Monk Kidd
    Sue Monk Kidd Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother and Daughter Journey to the Sacred Places of Greece, Turkey, and France
    Their Favorite Mother-Daughter Books: We asked Sue and Ann for their favorite books that encapsulate the complicated mother-daughter bond.
    More Good Minds Suggest…
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Terry Pratchett
    Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.
    Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

    More quotes...
    Here comes the importance of the use of water purifiers. Water is no doubt life but unpurified w…more

    1 member, last active 2 months ago

    The History Book Club "Interested in history - then you have found the right group". The History Book Club is the lar…more

    16,457 members, last active an hour ago

    The Bookclub on Fire This is the official bookclub of Elise's Stories on fire ! Discussions, questions and opinions w…more

    1 member, last active 4 months ago

    Travel Guides for Kids Hi, my name is Valerie Van Ballaer. I'm a freelance graphic & web designer, illustrator & writer…more

    1 member, last active 6 months ago

    Blessed Are the Meddlers
    1 chapters — updated Mar 30, 2010 01:34AM — 1 person liked it
    1 chapters — updated Mar 30, 2010 01:35AM — 4 people liked it


    Tags contributing to this page include: travel and travel-writing